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Alpha Teach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours by Carol Costa

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Hour 11

Employees, Wages, and Taxes

Chapter Summary

In this hour you will learn about…

  • Becoming an employer
  • Required forms
  • Wages and salaries
  • Payroll taxes
  • Expense accounts

As you have learned, large companies with many employees usually have separate departments that handle hiring and all the paperwork and procedures that employers must complete for everyone hired by the company. In smaller operations, all those extra duties are normally assigned to the company’s bookkeeper.

 

Payroll, taxes, and all the rules and regulations imposed on employers require that the bookkeeper be specifically trained to handle the workload and integrate the payroll data into the bookkeeping system. Becoming knowledgeable in this area of bookkeeping requires more than one ...

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